Jared Nypen

Jared Nypen

Vice President of Talent

Jared leads the human resources and recruiting resources departments for Great Clips, Inc. As the head of human resources, he is responsible for delivering on the Great Clips, Inc. employee promise: “We fuel your drive for greatness.” This includes strategically managing recruiting, employee performance & development, employee relations, compensation & benefits, employee engagement and organizational effectiveness. As the head of recruiting resources, Jared leads best-in-class employer branding efforts for the entire Great Clips system. His team also provides salon owners with optional tools and resources to help them attract top stylists within their markets.

Jared joined Great Clips in 2015 and was named vice president of talent in 2018. Prior to joining Great Clips, Jared spent 14 years at Target Corporation and Best Buy Co, Inc. During his time at those companies, he led college recruiting teams, built human resources strategies and led technology implementations for talent management.

Jared has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business from Concordia College – Moorhead. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). He also represents Great Clips on the Minneapolis Chief Human Resources Officer Governing Board, the Minnesota Chief Talent Officer Roundtable, and the Minnesota Business Coalition for Racial Equity (MBCRE).

Outside of work, Jared enjoys traveling with his family, tackling home and yard projects and spending time on the lake. You can also find Jared on the sidelines, coaching one of his three children in their favorite sport of the moment.